International handbook on the economics of corruption

18. The economics of anti-corruption : lessons from a widespread customs reform / Dean Yang -- 19. Prescription for abuse? : pharmaceutical selection in Bulgarian healthcare / Patrick Meagher

Main Author: Rose-Ackerman, Susan
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar c2006
Series:Elgar original reference
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:18. The economics of anti-corruption : lessons from a widespread customs reform / Dean Yang -- 19. Prescription for abuse? : pharmaceutical selection in Bulgarian healthcare / Patrick Meagher
9. The effectiveness of anti-corruption programs : preliminary evidence from the post-communist transition countries / Alan Rousso and Franklin Steves -- 10. Corruption in China and Russia compared : different legacies of central planning / Jens Andvig -- Surveys and experiments -- 11. Why are some public officials more corrupt than others? / Jennifer Hunt -- 12. Corruption and the demand for regulating capitalists / Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch -- 13. Corruption in international business transactions : the perspective of Norwegian firms / Tina Søreide -- 14. Laboratory experiments on corruption / Klaus Abbink -- Sectoral anti-corruption policies -- 15. How corruption affects service delivery and what can be done about it / Ritva Reinikka and Jakob Svensson -- 16. Corruption and the management of public works in Italy / Miriam Golden and Lucio Picci -- 17. Corruption in tax administration : lessons from institutional reforms in Uganda / Odd-Helge Fjeldstad --
Introduction and overview -- Susan Rose-Ackerman -- Corruption and poor governance around the world -- 1. Causes and consequences of corruption : what do we know from a cross-section of countries? / Johann Graf Lambsdorff -- 2. Measuring governance using cross-country perceptions data / Daniel Kaufmann, Aart Kraay, and Massimo Mastruzzi -- 3. Measuring institutions / Christopher Woodruff -- Corruption and institutional structure -- 4. Bargaining for bribes : the role of institutions / Ray Fisman and Roberta Gatti -- 5. Democratic institutions and corruption : incentives and constraints in politics / Jana Kunicová -- 6. Decentralization, corruption and government accountability / Pranab Bardhan and Dilip Mookherjee -- 7. Corruption, hierarchies and bureaucratic structure / Ajit Mishra -- 8. Determinants of corruption in developing countries : the limits of conventional economic analysis / Mushtaq H. Khan -- Corruption in the transition from socialism --
Economic research on corruption aims both to isolate the economic effects of quid pro quo deals between agents and third parties, and to suggest how legal and institutional reforms might curb harms and enhance benefits. In this comprehensive Handbook, top scholars in the field provide specially commissioned essays, both theoretical and empirical, exploring both types of research
Physical Description:xxxviii, 615 p ill
ISBN:9781845422424
9781847203106
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9781847207456